Natur- und Reisefotografie - Michael Lohmann

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23. - 25.10.2015 
GDT International Nature Photography Festival Lünen    Hilpert Theater Lünen

Capturing the movements of animals in sharp Images with the camera often leads to wonderful results, but blurring by off-focussing can also create amazing and surprising photos that may even help to expand common perception.

During my long-term project on White-tailes eagles I discovered that the main focus of my motivation for photography  shifted   ....... 
Wildebeest   -  Serengeti/TanzaniaWildebeest   -  Serengeti/TanzaniaWildebeest   -  Serengeti/TanzaniaExhibition poster (detail)

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13.11. - 13.12.2015   Huck-Beifang-Haus  Steinfurt

......  initially captivated by detailed and crisp large format images ot the entire bird, I soon became more interested in photographing fragments or bold details.

Then the desire to enter more mysterious realms took hold: depicting movements that would otherwise remain unnoticed by using longer shutter speeds, finally removed from material reality and entering the world of shapes and colours.  ....
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21.11. - 20.12.2015   Honigfabrik  Ibbenbüren
"Herbstgäste"  Gemeinschaftsausstellung Welbergener Kreis

.... and this is not the end of the story, as there are also the snowy owls, the gulls, king penguins and orca whales, wildebeests as well as gnarled trees in the forest and delicate reeds by the water   ....